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International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition and Physical Education

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ISSN: 2456-0057

International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition and Physical Education

2021, Vol. 6, Issue 1
Comparative study of body composition between fencing and thang TA players of Manipur
Author(s): Loitongbam Baby Sujata Devi and T Inaobi Singh
Abstract:
Objective: The present study has been design to investigate the body composition of Fencing and Thang Ta players of Manipur.
Materials and Method: For the study a total 30 male players (15 Fencing and 15 Thang Ta) were randomly selected from those who participated in national level competition. Their ages range between 17-19 years. Lange skin fold caliper were used to measure the 4 skin fold sites (bicep, triceps, suprailiac and sub scapular). Durnin and Womersly 4 skinfold formula was used to determine percentage of body fat. Total body fat is obtained by multiplying, the body weight by percentage of body fat. Lean body weight is given by subtracting the total body weight from total body fat. The data was analyzed by applying ‘ t’ test using ms excel pak in order to determine the difference in body composition between Fencing and Thang Ta players.
Conclusion: No significant difference was observed between the body composition of Fencing and Thang Ta players.
Pages: 10-12  |  31 Views  3 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Loitongbam Baby Sujata Devi, T Inaobi Singh. Comparative study of body composition between fencing and thang TA players of Manipur. Int J Physiol Nutr Phys Educ 2021;6(1):10-12.
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